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The Bailey Excellence In Agility Award

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Offered by Vivian Hudson in memory of MACH16 Bar-Bax's Makin' New Waves CD "Bailey". Bailey ran four perfect rounds at the December 2008 AKC Agility Invitational at the age of 13.5 years, while having been diagnosed with lymphoma one year earlier.

A beautiful crystal trophy, rosette and $100 cash is awarded to the cocker spaniel, over 7 years of age and showing in regular master level classes, that acculmulates the most points, over all days, during the ASC cocker spaniel agility trial.

Points are accumulated by adding MACH points earned and 10 points for each double qualifying score. This award is to acknowledge an older cocker spaniel who demonstrates both speed and consistency in the master level classes.

Stephanie Pickerill and MACH Oreo Punkie won the first Bailey Award at the ASC Agility Trial in Indianapolis, IN, July 2008.



2008 MACH Oreo Punkie (Oreo)
Stephanie Pickerill
2009 MACH Buttonwood's I Love Lucy (Lucy)
Martie Gurney
2010 CH MACH3 Skiboo's One Censational Night CD, RE (Millie)
Jeanne Grim DVM
2011 MACH3 Oreo Punkie RN, XF (Oreo)
Stephanie Pickerill
2012 MACH8 Anastasia My Satilla Bar-Bax (Brooke)
Vivian Hudson
2014 MACH11 Tell-Tail's All Riled Up RN, MXF, TQX, T2B (Riley)
Barbara Schuchman
2015 MACH10 Tagaboo Windwhisper Kiss RN XF T2B (Kisse)
Felicia Mazur
2016 MACH12 Tagaboo Windwhisper Kiss RN XF T2B (Kisse)
Felicia Mazur

Membership Notice for 2017 Dues - Deadline: February 1, 2017

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News on the Cataract Research Project - Updated 12/31/2016



This is a quote I love with regard to volunteering - “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart.”

Needless to say in an all-volunteer organization like the American Spaniel Club and the American Spaniel Club Foundation, volunteers make a vital difference because neither organization would exist without dedicated volunteers. Simply stated -- volunteers are essential for the health and well-being of both Clubs and ultimately our beloved flushing spaniels.

Studies show that there are six main reasons people volunteer: to make a difference in others’ lives; to support an organization or cause; to learn something new; to develop personally or professionally; to feel better about themselves; and to meet people. In other words, volunteering is personal. Advertisements that simply state an organization needs volunteers are not generally successful and I know ASC and ASCF have both found that to be true. However, just think if you could make a difference, support a cause you love (cocker spaniels and the other flushing breeds), feel good in accomplishing an important goal, and meet other people who also love spaniels, wouldn’t you want to volunteer?

As the ASC Board announced at the National Specialty in July, ASC has embarked on a strategic plan to make ASC stronger and more relevant in today’s world of pure bred dogs. There are many areas in which ASC needs help – ASC communications, including a new breed magazine, social media, the new website, breeders education, judges education and public education; membership development and events; marketing; branding; national conformation and performance events; and field events. To accomplish this strategic plan a wide variety of volunteers are needed.

I know ASC has an amazingly talented membership with diverse experiences and expertise that can help ASC accomplish its strategic goals. Accordingly, ASC would like to be sure its knows about your expertise and interests. In ASC’s Annual Mailing, which everyone should have received by now, and on the ASC website and by survey monkey, there is a Volunteer Interest Form. PLEASE fill out the form and return it to either Dee Torgerson Rismyhr or Laurie Foley. From the Annual Mailing, Laurie has already received a number of completed forms. Thank you to those members for your immediate response, but we need a response from everyone!

To give one's time and talent for a good cause is a special feeling. And to see what a group like ASC’s membership can accomplish will be amazing. WON’T YOU HELP? WON”T YOU VOLUNTEER?

I am always open to hearing your thoughts, so email me anytime at lmoore@estesokon.com

January 2016 - UPDATED NEWS ON Cocker Spaniel Cataract Research 

View Dr. Aguirre's Presentation on Cataracts & His Research Project

ASC and ASCF Join forces to Fund Cocker Spaniel Cataract Research !!

Click HERE to Make a tax-deductible donation NOW to the genetic cataract research project - Please Support our Cockers!!